Alabama Supreme Court Vacates Discovery Order In Suit Over Suicide At Hospital

(January 28, 2020, 10:36 AM EST) -- MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A plaintiff who sued a hospital for his wife’s death after she jumped off the top of its parking deck is not entitled to discovery about two previous suicides at the same location, the Alabama Supreme Court held Jan. 24.  The high court directed the trial court to vacate its discovery order, noting that the requested documents did not relate to the decedent’s treatment (Ex parte BBH BMC, LLC, d/b/a Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, No. 1180961, Ala. Sup., 2020 Ala. LEXIS 13)....

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